JAKARTA (IPS) The death toll from riots and stampedes during a football match in Indonesia has reached 174, while hundreds of people have been injured.
Last evening, a football match was going on in Indonesia, the match was being played between the local teams Arima FC and Percy Baya Sarabia, and after the victory of Percy Baya, riots started between their supporters and opponents. For losing the match on the home ground. Hundreds of Arima FC fans rioted and entered the stadium and ground, police used tear gas and baton charges to disperse the angry fans.
According to foreign media, 174 people died as a result of the riot between the police and the fans in the stadium, while 11 of the 180 injured people are in serious condition.